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Post 07/01/2016

July WDFW Weekender Report for SW Washington

Summer salmon fishing: The fishery for summer chinook salmon, sockeye salmon and steelhead continues through July 31 on the mainstem Columbia River from the Astoria-Megler Bridge upstream to the Hwy. 395 Bridge in Pasco. Anglers can keep any sockeye they catch, but only hatchery-raised chinook and steelhead with a clipped adipose fin may be retained.
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Post 07/01/2016

Ocean sports fishery opens July 1

OLYMPIA – Anglers can reel in salmon off the Washington coast beginning July 1, when the ocean sport fishery gets underway daily in all four marine areas.
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Post 06/27/2016

June 27 Cowlitz fish report

Last week Tacoma Power employees recovered 229 spring Chinook adults, 55 jacks, eight mini-jacks, 246 summer-run steelhead adults during five days of operations at the Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery separator.
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Post 06/13/2016

June 13 Cowlitz fish report

Last week Tacoma Power employees recovered 517 spring Chinook adults, 201 jacks, seven winter-run steelhead adults, 131 summer-run steelhead adults and one cutthroat trout during five days of operations at the Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery separator.
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Post 06/03/2016

July 9 Merwin Hatchery event for kids with special needs

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Children with disabilities will have a chance to reel in some big trout during a special fishing event July 9 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Merwin Fish Hatchery, east of Woodland.
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